1.    18 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
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    Black Screen of Doom but Booted to login screen (no cursor just blank)

    Hey everyone.

    I did a bit of research and this seems to have been an issue for a while, or has been in the past. Was upgrading to windows 10, I first had to restart my pc cause it was initially stuck on that preparing to install problem with the green bar being stuck around 25%.

    It then got through that and began the installation process with the big circle and rebooting process. However around 91% when I last looked at it it was just black screen, this stayed this way for about 3-4 hours. I then decided to reboot the pc and it has now booted to the login screen. Is this a known bug or could there be a possible issue?

    The problem seems a bit different as some people I saw have had to fall back on PC restore points etc. So not sure if it installed or what could be the problem.

    Also side note, I upgraded my pc when windows 10 first publically released, but rolled back because I had about 5min shutdown times. So not sure what is going on and any info would be greatly appreciated!

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  2.    18 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 144
    Windows 10

    I never had a problem upgrading like you've experienced but I experiencing Windows 10 upgrading process is the longest time taken ever compared to previous versions. It took me 1 hour+ to finished.

    Play around a little bit to get used to it then did a clean install. No problem arise, seems working fine.

    The point is, problems always happen after upgrading, to solve it just perform installation from scratch (clean install).
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  3.    18 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 2

    Cool might have to pop onto their site and use the media creation tool then. How does it verify if you have a legitimate copy of windows 8?
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